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idahobit 2020

Landmarks across Brisbane will light up tonight for IDAHOBIT 2020. Earlier today Councillor Vicki Howard raised the Rainbow Flag at Brisbane City Hall. Cr Howard said this year marked the fourth Brisbane City Council celebration of IDAHOBIT. IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia) is recognised internationally to raise awareness of discrimination and …

NCWQ Lesbian academic Grant

Female students in Brisbane who identify as LGBTIQ are eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant to aid their studies. The bursary is sponsored by Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard and focusses on female students living in the Brisbane City Council area and who identify with the LGBTIQ community. The bursary is one of more …

NCWQ Lesbian academic Grant

Female students in Brisbane who identify as LGBTIQ are eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant to aid their studies. The bursary is sponsored by Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard and focusses on female students living in the Brisbane City Council area and who identify with the LGBTIQ community. It’s one of 33 grants on …

national council of women queensland (ncwq) bursary recipients

Female students in Brisbane who identify as LGBTIQ can apply for a $1,000 grant to aid their studies. The bursary is sponsored by Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard and is focussed on female students in this council area and identifies with the LGBTIQ community. It’s one of 31 grants on offer from the National Council …

sporties Sportsman Hotel Rainbow Footpath - Featured WEB

Brisbane now boasts a permanent rainbow footpath. Brisbane City Council installed the footpath outside Brisbane gay venue Sporties (the Sportsman Hotel) earlier this month. The rainbow motif emblazons a section of footpath at the intersection of Hope Street and Leichhardt Street in Spring Hill. It lies right outside one of the city’s longest-running and most …

rainbows across queensland IDAHOT Ceremony at King George Square in Brisbane

A ceremony held in Brisbane on the weekend recognised the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). Rainbow flags flew at other celebrations across the state — rainbows across Queensland. A fair day in Brisbane’s Queens Park on Sunday included stalls by LGBTIQ organisations, healthcare providers, and sports groups. Police officers and local politicians attended. …

atsaq transgender pride flag emoji

The Australian Transgender Support Association Queensland (ATSAQ) capped off a stellar 2015 at their annual Christmas lunch over the weekend. Held at the Sportsman Hotel, QNews was proud to be the event’s media sponsor. The event sold out well before the date. Local politicians Vicki Howard and Grace Grace both attended to show their support. …

pride memorial garden

Brisbane’s LGBTIQ communities paid their respects to community members no longer with us at a recent day of remembrance. The day featured the annual planting of the Pride Memorial Garden at New Farm Park. With the arches to the park’s entrance draped in rainbow colours, community members planted flowers in the garden to represent lost …

idahot brisbane city hall

Finally, Brisbane will proudly play a civic role in this year’s International Day against Homophobia. Brisbane City Council confirmed that the rainbow pride flag will fly from City Hall on IDAHOT Day. The city’s iconic Story Bridge will also light up in a rainbow light display.  The announcement is a win for local LGBTIQ activists. …